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Access Programs

American Sign Language Tours
CMA staff–led tours are interpreted by students in the American Sign Language / English Interpreting Program at Kent State University. Free and open to all. 

  • Friday, November 23, 2:00 p.m. Turkey Trot
  • Sunday, November 25, 2:00 p.m. Celebrations
  • Saturday, December 15, 2:00 p.m. Celestial
  • Thursday, December 20, 2:00 p.m. Happiness

Memory Support Program: Art in the Afternoon
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:15 p.m. In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, the CMA provides specialized gallery tours for those with memory loss and one caregiver designed to lift the spirit, engage the mind, and provide a relaxing and enjoyable social experience. Specially trained docents are sensitive to the interests and abilities of all visitors and encourage conversation, sharing memories, and art enjoyment. Preregistration required; call the Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland Area Chapter at 216-342-5607. Preregistration required.

Art Café at CMA
Second Tuesday of the month, 2:00–4:00 p.m. Art gallery tour and informal discussion opportunities for caregivers/former caregivers. If you’ve cared for someone close to you who has needed memory support services, enjoy this special time just for you. A guided gallery tour during the first hour is followed by a chance to connect with fellow participants during a Dutch-treat visit to the CMA café. Register through the ticket center at 216-421-7350. Preregistration required.

Touch Tours
Visitors with vision impairments may register for special tours with advance notice. These tours are available to visitors of all ages, individually or in groups. Contact access [at] clevelandart.org. Please allow a minimum of four weeks’ notice.

Please contact access [at] clevelandart.org for additional information, or if you have questions, need assistance, or need an accommodation not mentioned above.